DescriptionH. G. Wells. The Time Machine. London: William Heinemann, 1895.
First British edition (the American edition of the book preceded the British edition by a few weeks). Octavo. 151 pages, plus 16 pages of advertisements.
Original gray cloth. First state cloth 'B1' binding (Currey). Decorative cover design and lettering stamped in purple. Slightly skewed. Spine dulled. Some foxing to the endpapers. A very good, tight and handsome copy.
Heinemann published the book simultaneously in boards and wraps. First state cloth "B1" binding (Currey). From the Frank Collection.
Bleiler. Currey. Hammond B1. Wells 4.
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